Satellite Communication Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Antennas offer optimized cross polarization rejection.

May 2, 2016

Employing Tallysman’s Accutenna® technology, pole mount or through-hole mount Model TW3970 and embeddable Model TW3965 are capable of receiving GPS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G5, BeiDou B1/B2, Galileo E1/E5a+b plus L-band correction services (1,164–1,254 MHz + 1,525–1,606 MHz). Both triple band antennas have tight Phase Center Variation and optimized Axial Ratio. Products are suited for precision agriculture, autonomous vehicles, and other applications where precision is important. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Continuously Operating Reference Station targets state DOTs.

April 14, 2016

Powered by AsteRx4 multi-frequency engine, PolaRx5 CORS offers 544 hardware channels and supports all major satellite signals including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou, as well as regional satellite systems such as QZSS and IRNSS. AIM+ technology enables PolaRx5 to filter out intentional/unintentional sources of radio interference from narrowband signals over high-powered pulsed signals to chirp jammers and Iridium transmitters. Web, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth interfaces offer visibility and control. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Disk Puck Vehicle Antennas improve asset tracking reliability.

March 30, 2016

With stable coverage pattern that minimizes holes in coverage, 3-port VLT69273, 4-port VLQ69273, and 5-port VHP69273 provide connectivity required to accurately monitor real-time data, including position, speed, destination, engine temperature, and cargo information (temperature, orientation). These IP67-rated, multiport and multiband antennas deliver coverage across 3G/ 4G LTE, Wi-Fi®, and GPS bands (in various port configurations/combinations) while above ground. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Satellite Networking System supports extended applications.

March 9, 2016

With System 6.0 software, JUPITER™ high-throughput satellite networking solution provides enterprise features that expand addressable market opportunities, such as optimized routing, satellite backhaul for 3G/4G LTE cellular networks, and dynamic satellite backup for terrestrial services. Virtual Network Operator capabilities maximize HTS capacity, while mobility features enable integration with transportable antenna terminals for services such as satellite news gathering and mobile banking. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

Satellite Remotes deliver embedded computing capabilities.

March 4, 2016

With addition of embedded computing functionality, EC Series Remotes consolidate solutions that would typically require use of multi-box configuration into 1U rack-mounted form factor. Model X7-EC combines two DVB-S2 demodulators, multicast capabilities, and advanced mobility features, enabling services ranging from enterprise connectivity to cellular backhaul. Partners can license supported applications that enhance capabilities of remote, delivering specialized services to meet market needs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Reference Station Receivers offer low power draw.

February 9, 2016

PolaRx5 incorporates multi-frequency GNSS engine that supports all major satellite signals, including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou, as well as regional QZSS and IRNSS satellite systems. Lowering power requirements, this multi-frequency reference receiver can operate on <2 W when receiving GPS and GLONASS satellite signals.<br /> Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ceramic Antenna supports GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and Galileo.

January 22, 2016

Measuring 3.2 x 10 x 2 mm, Monarch Series W3010 Multi-Mode GNSS Antenna supports frequency bandwidth from 1,560&ndash;1,610 MHz. Lead-free, RoHS-compliant unit delivers 75% typical efficiency and VSWR of less than 1.6:1. Two symmetrical soldering pads act as either feed or ground contacts. Antenna is suitable for portable personal navigation devices, asset tracking equipment, mobile hot spots, mobile POS terminals, vehicle data recorders, telematics equipment, and IoT devices. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Balanced LNA delivers high gain and low-noise.

November 12, 2015

Suited for EW and communication systems with space constraints and low power consumption requirements, 9&ndash;18 GHz CMD223 has 50 &Omega; matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Full passivation promotes reliability and provides moisture protection. At 13.5 GHz, this balanced low-noise amplifier (LNA) delivers >22 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +13.5 dBm and noise figure of 1.5 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Zero-Drift Instrumentation Amplifier enables precise measurement.

October 26, 2015

Available in 4.9 x 3.91 mm SOIC package, INA188 enables accurate DC and low-frequency measurements over full extended industrial temperature range. Zero-drift architecture, providing long-term temperature stability, enables offset voltage of 25 µV and offset-voltage drift of 80 nV/°C. Capable of operating at up to 36 V, amplifier generates 250 nV(PP) noise from 0.1&ndash;10 Hz without any 1/f corner frequency between broadband and near-DC.<br /> Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Demonstrates Test and Measurement Solutions at AUTOTESTCON 2015

October 23, 2015

What: IEEE AUTOTESTCON is the world’s premier conference that brings together the military and aerospace automatic test industry, government and military acquirers, and users to share new technologies, discuss innovative applications, and experience the latest products and services. The show is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). The theme for 2015 is... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Receiver supports data collection with mobile devices.

September 23, 2015

When paired with mobile device using Bluetooth® or USB connectivity, R2 GNSS Receiver adds GNSS capabilities to enable high-accuracy data collection in surveying applications. Multi-constellation receiver achieves sub-meter to centimeter positioning and supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS satellite signals as well as Satellite Based Augmentation Systems. With 1-button operation and field swappable battery, receiver can be pole or vehicle mounted or carried on backpack. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hughes to Showcase JUPITER(TM) High-Throughput Satellite System at VSAT 2015 Global Industry Conference

September 16, 2015

Top Executives to Speak on HTS, Emerging Satellite Applications LONDON,  - Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) Chief Technology Officer Adrian Morris and Senior Vice President Bob Kepley will offer their perspectives on the global explosion of satellite communications in keynote addresses on September 16, the opening day of the 17(th) annual VSAT 2015 satellite conference at the Royal... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

LTE Access Points offer secure connection and network scalability.

September 11, 2015

Designed for enterprise and industry vertical IoT solutions, EZ LTE Off-the-Shelf smart eNodeB indoor/outdoor access points provide broadband carrier grade connectivity for private networks. Solution offers network scalability and connects securely to any private IP network behind Enterprise firewall or Private/Public/Hybrid Clouds. Delivering LTE QoS and security, solution is powered by Lemko 5G networking software featuring virtualized, distributed EPC and IMS managed on cloud. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Counting Down: U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin Ready to Launch MUOS-4 Secure Communications Satellite August 31

September 3, 2015

Satellite Will Complete Near-Global Coverage for U.S. Navy's New Military Smart Phone-Like Network CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. –The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are ready to launch the fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) secure communications satellite, MUOS-4, here on Monday, August 31, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The launch window is... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Buttoned Up: Lockheed Martin-Built MUOS-4 Secure Communications Satellite Encapsulated for August 31 Launch

August 19, 2015

MUOS-4 Will Complete Near-Global Coverage for U.S. Navy's New Military Smart Phone-Like Network CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. - The fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the U.S. Navy was encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing August 10. It is scheduled to launch August 31 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Straton Assists with Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Project

July 10, 2015

Straton recently worked with M.I.T. to produced precision components for the TESS project. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will discover thousands of exoplanets in orbit around the brightest stars in the sky. In a two-year survey of the solar neighborhood, TESS will monitor more than 500,000 stars for temporary drops in brightness caused by planetary transits. This first-ever... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Advanced GaN and GaAs MMICs Unveiled by Custom MMIC at IMS 2015

May 22, 2015

Westford, MA – Custom MMIC, (www.CustomMMIC.com), a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), will be debuting several new GaAs and GaN MMIC amplifiers, switches, and multipliers at the 2015 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Phoenix, Arizona, being held from May 19 through May 21. Their latest products... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Arabsat and KACST Award Lockheed Martin Contract to Provide Satellite Systems to Strengthen TV, Internet, Telephone Communication

May 1, 2015

Satellites will be based on the modernized A2100 and will serve the Middle East and Europe RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Arabsat and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) today announced contracts for Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT to manufacture two A2100 communications satellites. In conjunction with the award, Lockheed Martin, KACST and TAQNIA Space Company, a subsidiary of the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

GNSS Compass Smart Antenna is RTK-capable.

April 23, 2015

Designed for professional marine and marine survey markets, Vector V320 supports multi-frequency GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou. All-in-one smart antenna is capable of both RTK-level positioning accuracy and better than 0.2° heading accuracy. Sealed for harsh environments, rugged IP69K-rated housing incorporates fixed and pole mounting capability. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low Noise Amplifier operates from 10-14 GHz.

April 17, 2015

Housed in leadless 3 x 3 mm plastic surface-mount package, Model CMD189P3 delivers greater than 19 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +4 dBm and noise figure of 1.4 dB. Broadband MMIC device has 50 &Omega; matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, military end-use, and test instrumentation. Read More